October 5, 2006
For the 25th year in a row, Newport Beach sponsored an exchange program with its sister city, Okazaki, Japan. This summer, seven students from the Newport-Mesa Unified School District — three from Corona del Mar High School, four from Newport Harbor High School — ventured to Okazaki to visit their peers, and this week, seven Japanese teens repaid the honor. On Wednesday morning, Corona del Mar High held an assembly to welcome the young ambassadors, who wore traditional red and black robes and gave a song-and-dance presentation.
April 22, 2006
Students in the surf and environmental class at Newport Harbor High School will try to persuade the city of Newport Beach to crack down on littering and smoking on beaches. In collaboration with the Earth Resource Foundation, the students are seeking signatures for a petition asking the city to step up enforcement. They hope revenue from citations will help pay for beach cleanups and more educational efforts. The group will gather at 10 a.m. today at the Newport Beach Pier, at Balboa Boulevard and 21st Street.
June 20, 2004
Usually during a graduation ceremony, all eyes and cameras are pointed to the main stage in hopes of getting a glimpse of graduates. In our case, we wait for a graduate to whoop it up in order to get the shot. However, the best shot often comes from turning 180 degrees and watching the crowd as they cheer on and support the graduates. This was the case at the Newport Harbor High School graduation Thursday, as photographer Don Leach found this moment in which great-aunt Doris Dickey, left, and grandmother Ruth Senour, right, hold a banner in honor of their graduate, Robin Senour.
July 13, 2011
A recent Newport Harbor High School graduate was named a National Merit Scholarship winner in the final round. James T. Kirk was awarded a scholarship by New York University, according to an announcement made Monday in a news release. Kirk was one of 1,700 students nationally chosen in the final round and joins 6,600 students selected earlier in the year. Winners were awarded between $500 to $2,000 scholarships for up to four years from the university they plan to attend.
April 11, 2013
American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291 honored Newport Harbor High School's Republican Club for raising money for the Wounded Warriors Project. The student club raised $300 through a doughnut sale at lunch and a collection in history, social studies and government classes. President Cameron Geehr and Vice President Colin Duffy accepted a check from Post Commander Jess Lawson matching the money the club raised with about 100 American Legion members in attendance. - Jamie Rowe Twitter: @jamierowe3
May 10, 2013
Rollo W. McClellan Jr., December 21, 1919- May 4, 2013 Resident of Newport Beach, California. Rollo McClellan passed away Saturday, May 4 2013 at the age of 93 in Walnut Creek California. He had recently moved to the Bay Area to be near his children Mike and Kerry and their families five months earlier. Until that time he lived his entire life in Orange County. Rollo was born December 21, 1919 in Anaheim on the family farm on Ball Road. His...
April 13, 2011
Gary Grimes II met Jackie Rieser while attending a fifth year of high school at Western Reserve in Dayton, Ohio, in preparation for entry into the United States Naval Academy. Grimes grew up on Lido Isle, the son of Sharon and Gary Grimes . He attended Newport Harbor High School prior to heading east. Jackie knew almost at first sight that Gary was her guy. At 17, she told her father, Harvard-educated attorney John Rieser , of Dayton, "I'm going to marry this boy. " Nine years later, on Dec. 30, 2010, Gary Grimes II, a 2007 graduate of the Naval Academy assigned as the training officer on the U.S.S.
September 22, 2012
Future Sailors cheerleaders showed their stuff at Newport Harbor High School's football game at Davidson Field against San Clemente High. Newport Harbor's junior cheer camp participants gave a performance at halftime Friday night, demonstrating everything they learned during the week-long camp over the summer. The camp brought together about 130 pre-K to eighth-grade girls who wanted to learn the basics of cheer, song and baton twirling from the Newport Harbor High cheerleaders. The camp, which was the squad's biggest fundraiser of the year, helped the girls build confidence and a sense of rhythm while instilling the importance of exercising and being healthy, advisor Kristin Higman has said.
November 14, 2012
Megan Marshall and Brandon Parole Mr. and Mrs. Paul Marshall are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Miss Megan Marshall to Mr. Brandon Parole, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Parole. Both Megan and Brandon were born and raised in Newport Beach, attending local elementary, intermediate, and high schools. They first met while at Ensign Intermediate and were engaged on July 25th of this year. Megan graduated from Back Bay High School and attended Santa Barbara City College, she now owns Totsie Children's Boutique in Newport Beach. Brandon graduated from Newport Harbor High School and continued to get his education at the University of Southern California, graduating May of this year. Brandon is currently working for Ubiquity Records in Costa Mesa. The wedding will be held August 24, 2012 in Newport Beach.
May 3, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Anderson of Newport Beach announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Jane Anderson, to Brian Jeffrey Ortwein, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Ortwein, also of Newport Beach. Both are graduates of Newport Harbor High School and The University of Colorado at Boulder. The bride-to-be received a BA degree in Business where she was affiliated with Pi Beta Phi Sorority. She is employed by The La Jolla Group. Mr. Ortwein earned a BS in Architectural Engineering and is employed by TRI Pointe Homes.